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 This day in History - February 21
407 Historic Events for February 21
1925

Al Fann, Cleve, actor (Alvin-He's the Mayor)

Birth
1925

Mass meeting of SPD's Reichsbanner Black-Red-Gold in Magdeburg

Event
1925

1st issue of "New Yorker" magazine published

Event
1925

Sam Peckinpah, Fresno CA, film director (Wild Bunch, Straw Dogs)

Birth
1926

Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Dutch physicist (Nobel 1913), dies at 72

Death
1926

Hans Andreus, [Johan W van der Zant], Dutch poet (Animal Language)

Birth
1927

Pierre Mercure, composer

Birth
1927

Erma Bombeck, Dayton Ohio, humorist (Grass is Always Greener...)

Birth
1927

Hubert de Givenchy, Beauvais France, fashion designer (Audrey Hepburn)

Birth
1927

Franz Lehr's opera "Zarewitsch," premieres

Event
1930

Elizabeth Adams, madame

Birth
1930

Marc Connelly's "Green Pastures," premieres in NYC

Event
1931

Larry Hagman, TV actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Dallas)

Birth
1931

Chicago White Sox and NY Giants play 1st exhibition night game

Event
1931

Alka Seltzer introduced

Event
1932

Harald V, King of Norway (1991- )

Birth
1932

Andr‚ Tardieu becomes premier of France

Event
1932

Camera exposure meter patented, WN Goodwin

Event
1933

Nina Simone, [Eunice Waymon], Tyron NC, vocalist/pianist (Porgy)

Birth
1934

Rue McClanahan, Healdton Okla, actress (Maude, Golden Girls)

Birth
1934

Nicaraguan patriot Augusto Cesar Sandino assassinated by Natl Guard

Event
1935

Mark McManus, actor (Taggart, Nightstick, 2000 Weeks, 12th Night)

Birth
1936

Barbara Jordan, Houston, Tx, (Rep-D-Tx, 1972-78)

Birth
1937

Ron Clarke, Australia, runner (held 19 world records)

Birth
1937

Gary Lockwood, Van Nuys Cal, actor (2001, Survival Zone, Lieutenant)

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